Talking Heads - The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads
Rock, Hip hop
Label: Sire ‎– SIR 66112, Sire ‎– SIR K 66112
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: France
Date of released: 1982
Category: Rock, Funk / Soul
Style: New Wave, Art Rock, Funk
Genre: Rock, Hip hop
Musician: Talking Heads
Album's name: The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads
ZIP archive size: 1387

Talking Heads - The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 New Feeling 3:10
A2 A Clean Break 4:57
A3 Don't Worry About The Government 3:08
A4 Pulled Up 4:08
A5 Psycho Killer 5:34
B1 Artists Only 3:48
B2 Stay Hungry 4:00
B3 Air 4:09
B4 Buildings On Fire 3:36
B5 Memories (Can't Wait) 3:58
C1 I Zimbra
Lyrics By – H. Ball*
C2 Drugs 4:47
C3 Houses In Motion 7:00
C4 Life During Wartime 5:03
D1 The Great Curve 6:58
D2 Crosseyed And Painless 7:05
D3 Take Me To The River 6:43

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sire Records Company
  • Copyright (c) – Talking Heads Tours Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Sire Records Company
  • Marketed By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH
  • Printed By – Druckhaus Maack KG
  • Distributed By – WEA Records SA / NV
  • Distributed By – WEA Musik GmbH
  • Distributed By – WEA Records Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Filipacchi Music
  • Distributed By – WEA Italiana S.p.A.
  • Distributed By – WEA Musik Ges.m.b.H.
  • Distributed By – WEA Records B.V.
  • Distributed By – WEA Metronome Records AB
  • Lacquer Cut At – Strawberry Mastering
  • Pressed By – Record Service GmbH
  • Recorded At – Record Plant Mobile Studio
  • Recorded At – Emerald City
  • Recorded At – Northern Studio
  • Recorded At – Capitol Theatre, New Jersey
  • Recorded At – Central Park, New York
  • Recorded At – Nakano Sun Plaza
  • Mixed At – Blank Tape Studios
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Designed At – M&Co.


  • Arranged By – Brian Eno (tracks: C3, D1, D2), David Byrne (tracks: C3, D1, D2)
  • Backing Vocals – Adrian Belew (tracks: C1, C2, C4 to D3), Bernie Worrell (tracks: D1), Dolette McDonald (tracks: C1, C2, C4, D2, D3), Nona Hendryx (tracks: C4, D1, D3), Tina Weymouth (tracks: C3, D2)
  • Bass – Busta Jones (tracks: C1 to C3, D1 to D3), Tina Weymouth (tracks: A1 to B5, C4, D1, D3)
  • Clavinet – Bernie Worrell (tracks: C1 to D3)
  • Coordinator [Coordination] – Gloria Robinson*
  • Coordinator [Road Crew 1979] – Ace Penna (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Design – M&co.
  • Drums – Chris Frantz
  • Engineer [Assistant Record Plant Truck] – Brian Eno (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Engineer [Record Plant Truck] – Dave Hewett* (tracks: B1 to D3), Kooster McAllister (tracks: C1 to D3), Rod O'Brian* (tracks: B1 to D3)
  • Guitar – Adrian Belew (tracks: C1 to D3), Busta Jones (tracks: C4), David Byrne (tracks: A1 to C1), Jerry Harrison (tracks: A1 to C1, C3, D2), Tina Weymouth (tracks: C1)
  • Lead Vocals – David Byrne
  • Management – Gary Kurfirst
  • Mastered By – Greg Calbi
  • Mixed By – Butch Jones (tracks: B1 to D3), Ed Stasium (tracks: A1 to A5), Talking Heads (tracks: B1 to D3)
  • Percussion – Dolette McDonald (tracks: C3), Steve Scales (tracks: C1 to D3), Tina Weymouth (tracks: C3)
  • Photography By [Cover 1977] – John Dalton
  • Photography By [Cover 1981] – Lynn Goldsmith
  • Photography By [Inner Sleeve] – Beverly Price, Charlie Clough, Donna Santisi, Ebet Roberts, Gary Kurfirst, Hugh Brown , Jimmy Desana*, K.P. Schleinitz, Marcia Resnick, Mark Price, Mark Weiss , Melissa Hill, Paul McAlpine, Robert Grossman, Tom Ligamari
  • Producer – Talking Heads
  • Recorded By – Katshuiko Sato
  • Synthesizer – Jerry Harrison (tracks: C2, C4 to D3), Tina Weymouth (tracks: C2, C4 to D3)
  • Technician [Road Crew 1977] – Gary Scovil (tracks: A1 to A5), Jeff Jones (tracks: A1 to A5)
  • Technician [Road Crew 1979] – Frank Gallagher (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Technician [Road Crew 1980-81] – Clive Brinkworth (tracks: C1 to D3), Frank Gallagher (tracks: C1 to D3), Jeff Shaw (tracks: C1 to D3)
  • Written-By – Al Green (tracks: D3), Brian Eno (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D2), Chris Frantz (tracks: A5, B2, D1, D2), David Byrne (tracks: A1 to A5, B1 to B5, C1 to C4, D1), Jerry Harrison (tracks: C3), M. Hodges* (tracks: D3), Tina Weymouth (tracks: A5, C3, D1, D2), Wayne Zieve (tracks: B1)


Light card 12" narrow-spined picture-sleeve/outer slipcase. Back image oriented upside-down to front image.
Vinyl in 2 top-opening inner sleeves, housed in the slipcase. Disc A/B in the black/white titled sleeve. Disc C/D in the red/white titled sleeve.
A: Recorded live at Northern Studio, Maynard, Mass., Nov 17, 1977.
B: Recorded live at Capitol Theater, Passaic, N.J., Nov 17, 1979.
C-D: Recorded live at Emerald City, Cherry Hill, N.J., Nov 8-9, 1980, Central Park, New York City, Aug 27, 1980 and Sun Plaza Concert Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Feb 27, 1981.

Sire Records Company 3 East 54 St New York NY 10022 Marketed by Warner Bros Records Inc. a Warner Communication company
©1982 Sire Records Company & Talking Heads Tours Inc ℗1982 Sire Records

Belgique/België: Distributed by WEA Records S.A./N.V. • Deutschland: Vertrieb durch WEA Musik GmbH • England: Distributed by WEA Records Ltd. • France: Distribué par WEA/Filipacchi Music, Paris • Italia: Distributed by WEA Italiana S.P.A. • Nederland: Distributed by WEA Records B.V. • Österreich: Vertrieb durch WEA Music Ges.m.b.H. • Sverige: Distributed by WEA Metronome Records AB
Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf • Pressé en Allemagne par Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf a Warner Communications Company

Druckhaus Maack KG, Lüdenscheid

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side, stamped): STRAWBERRY (G) R/S Alsdorf 66112 A3xx
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side, stamped): STRAWBERRY (G) R/S Alsdorf 66112 Bxx
  • Matrix / Runout (C side, stamped): R/S Alsdorf 66112 C - 3 STRAWBERRY (G)
  • Matrix / Runout (D side, stamped): R/S Alsdorf 66112 D2 STRAWBERRY (G)
  • Rights Society: SACEM / SACD / SDRM / SGDL
  • Label Code: LC 3228
  • Other (German price code): Germany: Ⓞ
  • Other (French distribution code): France: WE 312

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
2SR 3590 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads ‎(2xLP, Album) Sire 2SR 3590 US 1982
S 96.031 / S 90.556, S 96.031 / S 90.557 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads ‎(2xLP, Album) Sire, Sire S 96.031 / S 90.556, S 96.031 / S 90.557 Spain 1982
SRK 3590 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads ‎(2xLP, Album) Sire SRK 3590 Italy 1982
8122-76489-2 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads ‎(2xCD, Album, RE, RM) Sire, Warner Strategic Marketing, Rhino Records 8122-76489-2 Argentina 2004
2SR 3590, 9 23590-1 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads ‎(2xLP, Album) Sire, Sire 2SR 3590, 9 23590-1 US 1982